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Montrose Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Polly Boeck as the Senior Netball Coach for the 2017 Season.  The Board, Senior & Junior Committees congratulate Polly on her appointment and we look forward to the continued growth and success of our Netballers.

Polly started playing Netball at 7 Years old and from that time has always been involved in Netball.  She has a strong passion for the game of Netball and for its place within the Club.

Polly ‘s background in Netball at Junior & Senior level is excellent as her performances in the Colac & Districts Netball Association and the Mountain District Netball Association are testimony to.  Polly has also undergone training in successfully completing the Netball Victoria Foundation Coaching Course and the Certificate III in Future Leaders Program.

After playing at Montrose in 2016, Polly is keen to enhance our One Club philosophy and will engage our Netball players further in club activities to create a strong sense of inclusion and belonging to the club.

Emily Read has also been appointed as Assistant Netball Coach and Mia Motteram as the Senior Netball Manager.

Congratulations to all our appointed personnel and we look forward to the continuing development of the Club’s netball program. 

Interested in playing Senior Netball?

You would be very welcome to attend our “Netball Meet and Greet” at the Clubrooms on the Monday 15th of January commencing at 6:30pm

Come & meet Polly and Club officials to start our 2017 EFL Netball Season.

On this night you can find out more about our club and details of the competition.  We will also be organising uniform fittings and training top sizing for the Players.

Make a note in your diaries for our first 2017 Netball Pre-season Practise session on Thursday 2nd February 2017, commencing at 6:30pm on the Netball Courts at Montrose Recreation Reserve.


Fraser Pope - Ex club champion returning to the club after time up in Queensland needs no introduction for most Montrose supporters. Sure to add plenty to our on ball stocks. 

Jackson McDonald - Eastern Ranges player who has spent the last period as a player at Casey Scorpions where he did play senior football. A tall running half back who will get plenty of time on ball.

Matt Little - Former scoresby Div 1 B&F who again has spent time up in Queensland recently after time with the Eastern Ranges. A quick on baller who will compliment our current on ball brigade with his dash.

John Cooper - Ex Coburg and Frankston. John is a versatile big man who will primarily be used in a back role. Also coming on as weights coach. 

These players along with our new playing coach Adam Pattison and assistant Kelvin Moore should see us well placed to move up thje table in 2017.

Training numbers have been very good pre Christmas with something different on the last Saturday,10th December when the players went into the city for various activities including a tour of Punt Road with Adam and Kelvin using their Richmond connections. 


Tuesday, 17th January 2017 Meet at the rear oval Montrose Recreation Reserve - 6:30pm start

Thursday 19th January 2017 - Lilydale Lake

Tuesday 24th January 2017

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Montrose Partnership with SALT - Sport Life & Training

In 2016 -2017 the Montrose Football Club will be partnering with SALT Sport and Life Training to help develop Montrose as the ‘destination club’ of the eastern suburbs.

SALT is a sports health promotion organisation making a major impactin local footy clubs. They deliver highly interactive and powerful education units in the areas that are most concerning our society today:

1. Drug and Alcohol Education

2. Parent Drug Education (how to have healthy conversations, not confrontations)

3. Safe use of Social Media and the Internet

4. Vilification and Discrimination

5. Domestic Violence and Respect for Women

6. Well Being – Depression and Anxiety

7. Responsible Gambling

8. Positive Coaching

They will also be helping us develop a core values framework, strong leadership teams and an effective well-being program. 

All SALT facilitators are trained teachers with vast sporting experience.




Every game that Montrose & Blackburn Football Clubs compete in now has more at stake than the 4 Premiership points - they are matches that act as a timely remineder for Members of both Clubs and their communities about looking after each other whether at the footy or when we socialise.

In 2014, when the Clubs hosted an AFL International Cup Match at Montrose (between the USA Revolution and the New Zealand teams) and it was decided to dedicate future matches between our Clubs to the "STEP BACK - THINK" campaign to further raise awareness on how to avoid being involved in the often vicious and unwarranted attacks on people that have occurred in recent years at public entertainment venues.  There have been numerous deaths and permanent disabilities caused to young males over recent years that have also have the added trauma to the families and friends of both the victims and the perpertrators.  

The matches between Montrose and Blackburn are now fought out for the "Step Back - Think Cup" that has been won by Montrose on the first 2 occasions and is currently held by Blackburn after their win in late 2015.  No doubt we are looking forward to the rematch this year and we will be putting in our best effort to win the "CUP" back for Montrose Football Club.  

Keep your eye open for the 2016 draw as these are great matches to watch as both Clubs vie for the "Cup".


Montrose Football Club is now on Team App.  This is an app available on your android or IOS device that allows you to be up to date on all the club news.  If you don’t have one of these devices Team App is also available using the internet.

Once you register for Team App you will be approved by the Montrose Football Club and be allocated against the areas of the club that are relevant to you.  This will keep you updated on club and team news, fixtures, ladders, upcoming events and more as we continue to utilise more areas of this great communication tool.

Get on board and register now for Team App and have club information always available to you.  Team App will ensure you are ready for the 2016 season.

To Get Started:

Go to the app store and search for Team App. Sign Up entering the relevant information.  You will then receive a confirmation email from Team App which will allow you to log in and search for our club Montrose Football Club.

In registering for Montrose Football Club you will be requested on notifications you would like.  Once you have completed this the administration team at MFC will assess and confirm your application and you will receive a notification on your approval.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Kelly Cooper

0417 525 143 or kel_max@bigpond.com

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